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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Senators are demanding answers from Amazon about its Ring camera network, saying it could threaten national security

Five Senators have sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asking for answers about its network of Ring security cameras.

Security experts say these are the 7 ‘creepiest’ smart gadgets people give as holiday gifts

Internet-enabled "smart" devices collect intimate personal data from inside your home, and it can be hard to tell whether that data is secure.
Ring is a home security company that sells smart video doorbells and security cameras.

Amazon says police can keep videos from Ring doorbells forever and share them with anyone

Police officers who access video footage from Amazon's Ring doorbell cameras can keep those videos forever and share them with anyone.
The Google Pixel 3, left, and Pixel 4.

An Android flaw lets apps secretly access people’s cameras and upload the videos to an external server

A security flaw lets malicious apps access Android cameras and microphones to secretly record people and upload the videos to an external server.

TikTok chief says if China’s president asked for a video to be taken down or access to TikTok user data he would refuse

TikTok chief Alex Zhu said he would turn down a Chinese government request for user data, even if it came directly from president Xi Jinping himself.
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The rise of cyber attacks and data breaches against US hospitals has been linked to an uptick in heart attack deaths

A rise in ransomware attacks and data breaches against hospitals across the US may account for an uptick in heart attack deaths at those hospitals.

Hackers have become so sophisticated that nearly 4 billion records have been stolen from people in the last decade alone. Here are the 10 biggest data...

The past decade has seen an explosion in the number of people entrusting big tech with their personal data. There has also been a rise in hacks.
Maria Calhoun audits outgoing shipments moving along a conveyor belt at an Amazon Fulfillment Center on Cyber Monday in Tracy, California, U.S. November 28, 2016.

An expert explains why spending more on cybersecurity isn’t the best way to protect your business

It's crucial for companies to protect against cyberattacks, especially as e-commerce ramps up for the holidays.

A professional hacker reveals why so many companies are falling victim to data breaches, and the one thing every company should do to avoid getting ha...

Companies need to better scan and secure servers being used to store sensitive information, says a professional white-hat hacker.

Is your Airbnb host spying on you with a hidden camera? Use this simple trick to find out.

A cybersecurity expert has identified a simple trick anyone can use to find out whether their Airbnb host might be monitoring them from afar.